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SullCrom Sees Litigation Boom Despite Waning Credit Crisis [Video]

Dec. 11, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Karen Seymour and Rick Pepperman, co-managing partners of the litigation group at Sullivan & Cromwell, talk with Lee Pacchia about the current state of investigations and commercial litigation....more

Why Conducting an Asset Search is an Essential Due Diligence Tool

The most obvious use of an asset search is when a client is injured in an automobile accident client or personal injury case. The attorney representing his clients must use due diligence to determine whether the person or...more

Extreme Magical Thinking: TEchnology Won't Take You Off the Hook

I have been encountering a lot of magical thinking recently when talking with law firm partners about Legal Project Management. One partner, hoping that the IT and KM folks can simply buy a tech solution so that he could...more

What if They Built a Law School and Nobody Came?

"Navigating the Perfect Storm: Recruiting, Training and Retaining Lawyers in the Coming Decade (Ark Press, 2010) Is there a law school tuition loan bubble? Are law school applicants aware of the facts? Are law schools...more

Simpson Strong-Tie Co. v. Gore

CA Supreme Court Rules in Favor of lawyer-advertising Rights of Plaintiff Lawyer seeking Clients

The California Supreme Court ruled in Simpson Strong-Tie Co. v. Gore on May 17, 2010 that a plaintiff lawyer who was seeking clients for a possible class action lawsuit had a right to publish an advertisement regarding...more

Economy To Cause Increase in Litigation in 2010

Because of the economic crisis, law firms will see an increase in legal disputes and litigation in 2010, according to Fulbright & Jaworski’s 6th annual Litigation Trends Survey Report. Smart firms will adjust their law firm...more

NEMET CHEVROLET v. CONSUMERAFFAIRS.COM

4th Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Libel Case Over Comments on Website

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has backed gripe site ConsumerAffairs.com in a defamation lawsuit filed by a car dealers. The appellate Court ruled that the federal Communications Decency Act gives the site immunity from...more

How to Read A Scam E-mail

Many attorneys receive email from international "clients," who have no desire to hire them, but instead to scam them. How can you tell which email comes from a potential client and not from a scammer? (A form of this...more

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